And don't answer the question that was posed. You have a habit of doing that when you know the answer contradicts what you have been stating. Then you use flowery verbiage to try to cover up for not wanting to answer the question. Special education teachers? Where in the world did that come from?<quoted text>
Raise is a raise is a raise.
If your pay is more than it was before you got a raise.
The market of supply and demand will ultimately decide who gets what.
In our instance the princes and princesses of the ball are the special education teachers, they make more than everyone regardless of years of seniority.
Its tough when the statistics don't always support your statements. Its really ok - you can't be right about everything 100% of the time. You are human....I would presume?